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Title
Race car drivers Rex Mays and Bob Swanson pose at the Legion Ascot speedway, Los Angeles, 1935
Contributor
Swanson, Bob, -- 1912-1940 (subject)
Legion Ascot Speedway (Los Angeles, Calif.) (subject)
University of California, Los Angeles. -- Library. -- Dept. of Special Collections (repository)
Mays, Rex, -- 1913-1949 (subject)
Contributing Institution
UCLA, Library Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library
Collection
Los Angeles Daily News Negatives
Rights Information
copyrighted
Copyright is owned by the UC Regents
Description
Racing star Rex Mays (right) poses with "midget" car driver Bob Swanson (left) at the Legion Ascot speedway. The day's program consisted of a variety of challenges, with both drivers using "big" cars and "midget" cars during different races. Both drivers were later killed in accidents on the track.
Access to this collection is generously supported by Arcadia funds.
Text from original nitrate sleeve: Mays, Rex; Swanson, Bob
Handwritten annotation from nitrate negative: Rex Mays and Bob Swanson
Type
image
Format
1 photograph
Identifier
edu.ucla.library.specialCollections.losAngelesDailyNews:1517
uclamss_1379_11573-16
11573
ark:/21198/zz00254p56
Subject
Sports
People
Automobile racing drivers
Place
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Relation
Los Angeles Times Photographic Archive. Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA

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